BHPA - British Hang-gliding and Paragliding Association
Avon HG & PG Club - Avon HG & PG Club website
Avon HG & PG Club Yahoo group - Avon HG & PG Club discussion list
British Paragliding Competitions (includes national XC league)
www.paraglidingforum.com - excellent new international paragliding forum
Welsh site picker - use this handy tool to pick your site in Wales!
Weatherjack - very useful site giving soaring predictions up to 5 days in advance
XCWeather - brilliant site reporting realtime conditions (well almost) from airfields around the country
WeatherOnline - a useful source of recent past, current and forecast weather data
OnlineWeather - mountain and sailing forecasts, along with links to numerous weather resources, including Met Office forecast charts. I've actually found the forecasts to be a bit up the creek recently, and hardly ever use it now except to look at Met Office synoptic charts (from Wetterzentrale) and the US Air Force Europe forecasts... (view next 5 days here)
WendyWindblows - realtime weather reports from flying sites around the country
Halo (Thyr) - reckoned by some to be the most accurate forecasts on the web - BUT NOW SUBSCRIPTION ONLY!
BBC Weather Centre - South, wind map
BBC Weather Centre - Satellite images
Latest UK visible satellite - updated hourly from the Met Office
Latest UK rainfall - updated half hourly from the Met Office
Meteoblue - Weatherjack reckons we should use this!
Europen medium range forecasts - Alan D swears by this - "850mb (approx 4000') temperature, relative humidity & winds"
GPS / Airspace
My GPS page - some tips on GPS usage
Ulf's GPS page - VERY USEFUL!
Google Earth Airspace - thanks to Lloyd Bailey
Airtopia - local PG school based near Stroud, run by Robin Brown
Par Avion - local PG school based near Marlborough, run by John Fitzpatrick (Fitz)
Flybubble Paragliding - Run by British Paragliding Team member, and BHPA Senior Paragliding Instructor, Carlo Borsattino, Flybubble Paragliding provide first-rate thermalling, cross country and SIV paragliding trips and courses in the UK and world-wide, for all levels of paraglider pilot. (Click here for photos from my Flybubble trip to Brazil)
Options Insurance - very good value travel insurance (no longer cover HG/PG)
White Horse Marquees - suppliers of the Mere Bash marquee, owned by Avon pilot Bertie Grotian
Illusion Stage Hire - provided the superb marquee and stage for the 2004 Mere Bash. Phone Gye Dibben on 07973 907710